ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (#24)

Section: Paragraph comprehension

Nucleic acids are found in all living organisms, from viruses to man. They received their name because of their discovery in the nuclei of white blood cells and fish sperm by Swiss physiologist Johann Mescher in 1869. However, it is now well established that nucleic acids occur outside the cell nucleus as well. Nucleic acids are found

only in human cells.
only in viruses.
in all living cells.
only in the cell nucleus.